Heather King, M.D. PDFPrint-friendly PDF

Heather King

Provider Type: Physician


  • Breast Surgery

Clinic Location:

General Summary:

Dr. King is a surgical specialist in Breast Surgery, treating the entire spectrum of breast conditions ranging from benign to malignant disease. She is the only surgeon in the Austin area who is fellowship trained specifically in Breast Surgical Oncology. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Background / Education:

Dr. King attended medical school at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, Louisiana. After Hurricane Katrina, she completed her intern year at the Weill Cornell Medical Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York, New York. She then finished her second year of residency at Harbor-UCLA in Los Angeles, California. She then returned to New Orleans to complete her third through fifth years of General Surgery training at LSU Medical Center.

Dr. King then completed the Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. She remained as an assistant professor at UM and was the only surgeon in the Division of Surgical Oncology devoted only to Breast Surgery. She was then fortunate to gain additional fellowship training in Oncoplastic surgery at L’Institut du Sein in Paris, France before relocating to Austin.

Memberships / Honors / Awards:

Dr. King is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and American College of Surgeons.

Other Personal Information:

Dr. King grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. She enjoys cooking for friends and family, staying fit, music and art.

Associated Physicians:

Dr. Brian works closely with two associated oncologists to treat breast cancer:

Lea K. Krekow, M.D.
Texas Oncology-Bedford

Lea Kathleen Krekow, M.D. specializes in medical oncology. She is board certified in medical oncology. Dr. Krekow has received numerous awards and honors including the American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award and during her residency...
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Janice Tomberlin, M.D.
Texas Oncology-Bedford Edwards Cancer Center

Janice Tomberlin, M.D. specializes in breast cancer. She is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology...
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